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Used over the counter meds for asthma, past 12 months

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For sample adults and sample children who had an asthma episode/attack in the past 12 months (ASTHATAKYR), ASTHOTCYR identifies those who used over-the-counter medications for asthma in the past 12 months.

Other asthma-related questions were periodically included in the survey; see ASTHMAEV for a summary of these variables currently in the IPUMS NHIS.


This variable is only available in 1999.


  • 1999: Sample adults age 18+ and sample children under age 18 who had an asthma attack/episode in the past 12 months.


  • 1999